Company Name:

Nova Scotia Health Authority


Sydney, Glace Bay, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:


Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Less than 2 years

Required Education:

Doctorate Degree

Date Posted:

October 16, 2018

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Emergency Physicians

The communities of the Eastern Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority have opportunities for full time or part time ER physicians. The hours and exact location are very flexible.

Candidates must be certified or be eligible for certification by Canadian College of Family Physicians (EM) certified or have significant clinical experience. ATLS, ACLS, PALS and advanced Airway training are required. Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia.

Please take a moment to learn more about living and working in Nova Scotia by viewing our website:

Calling Nova Scotia home means ocean views, active living and welcoming communities. Practicing here means working with passionate colleagues, providing world class care, and helping people be healthy and stay healthy, for generations. The Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and collaborative community-based programs across the province.

The Eastern Zone is supported by the two regional hospitals and a host of community hospitals and health centres. Specialty services are distributed among the two regional hospitals located in Sydney and Antigonish. Located on the very Eastern point of Nova Scotia is the stunning scenery of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park where the road climbs along the edge of Nova Scotia and it is a regular occurrence to hike among moose in their habitat.

Enjoy the port city of Sydney and see the World’s Largest Fiddle on the friendly waterfront boardwalk. Cape Breton Island (connected by a causeway to mainland Nova Scotia) is known for a music scene that has prompted international attention for its deep Celtic and Gaelic roots. The traditions continue just on the other side of the Canso Causeway throughout Guysborough County to the town of Antigonish, home of St. Francis Xavier University – including the Coady Institute for International Development and the annual Highland Games and just a short drive to go back in time at Sherbrooke Village, a living museum where you can experience a traditional Nova Scotia town during the 1860’s and while in Sherbrooke you can enjoy the picturesque St. Mary’s River – a must see for nature lovers!

Interested persons should contact:

Dr. Chris Milburn, Eastern Zone Chief of Emergency Medicine,

Lisa Hardy, Physician Recruitment Consultant, Nova Scotia Health Authority

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